Samsung UE40K5510 vs Sony KDL-40WD653

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Samsung UE40K5510
Sony KDL-40WD653

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Smart TV Edit
The Samsung UE40K5510 supports smart TV, but the Sony KDL-40WD653 does not support smart TV. Read more

Smart TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE40K5510 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 10W higher than the Sony KDL-40WD653 (10W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Two RF ports quantitys Edit
The Samsung UE40K5510 is a two RF ports quantity TV, whereas the Sony KDL-40WD653 only has one RF ports quantity. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

Three HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Samsung UE40K5510 is three, but the Sony KDL-40WD653 only has two HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

10.9mm thinner Edit
The Samsung UE40K5510 is a 55.1mm thick TV. That's 10.9mm thinner than the Sony KDL-40WD653 (66mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

8 Reasons For
5kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD653 has an annual energy consumption of 70kWh, however the Samsung UE40K5510 is a 75kWh annual energy consumption TV (5kWh higher). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

900g lighter Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD653 is a 7.7kg heavy TV, whereas the Samsung UE40K5510 is an 8.6kg heavy TV (900g heavier). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Cheaper by £70
The Sony KDL-40WD653 costs £70 less than the Samsung UE40K5510.
1 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
10% cheaper to run
Over five years the Sony KDL-40WD653 is £8.41 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE40K5510. Read more
Better selling
The Sony KDL-40WD653 ranks No. 1861 by number of sales, however the Samsung UE40K5510 ranks No. 6035.
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Sony KDL-40WD653 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Samsung UE40K5510 has a rating of "A".
Slightly better user reviews
The average user review score of the Sony KDL-40WD653 is 69% based on 40 reviews, however the average rating of the Samsung UE40K5510 is 68% (based on 12 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
5kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE40K5510 has an annual energy consumption of 75kWh, but the Sony KDL-40WD653 is a 70kWh annual energy consumption TV (5kWh lower). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

11% heavier Edit
The Samsung UE40K5510 has a weight of 8.6kg, however the Sony KDL-40WD653 is a 7.7kg heavy TV (900g lighter). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

More expensive by £70
The Samsung UE40K5510 is £70 more expensive than the Sony KDL-40WD653.
Not as many stockists
The Samsung UE40K5510 is only stocked by 23 sellers, however the Sony KDL-40WD653 is stocked by 24 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
Higher running costs over five years by £8.41
The Samsung UE40K5510 costs £88.36 to run which is £8.41 more to run than the Sony KDL-40WD653 over five years. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The Samsung UE40K5510 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 6035 by number of sales in our TVs, but the Sony KDL-40WD653 ranks No. 1861.
Inferior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE40K5510 is "A", but the rating of the Sony KDL-40WD653 is "A+".
User review Rating is moderately Worse
The Samsung UE40K5510 only has an average user score of 68%, but the Sony KDL-40WD653 has an average user rating of 69% (based on 40 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
Does not support smart TV Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD653 does not support smart TV, but the Samsung UE40K5510 does. Read more

Smart TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD653 is a 10W RMS rated power TV. That's 10W lower than the Samsung UE40K5510 (10W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Only one RF ports quantity Edit
The number of RF ports quantitys on the Sony KDL-40WD653 is one, but the Samsung UE40K5510 only has two RF ports quantitys. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

Only two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD653 has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Samsung UE40K5510 only has three HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Thicker Edit
Sony KDL-40WD653 is 66mm thick. That's 10.9mm thicker than the Samsung UE40K5510 (66mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Older by seven months
The Sony KDL-40WD653 is seven months older than the Samsung UE40K5510.

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

4 months Ago 12 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 86.53
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 88.36
Purchase price £ 339.00
Total cost of ownership £ 427.36
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 79.95
Purchase price £ 269.00
Total cost of ownership £ 348.95
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.44T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.4T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
40" 40"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 50Hz
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 200Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
400 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
101cm 102cm
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
 Auto channel search
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
BEST
 Smart TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Tizen
 Tizen
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data S-Master
RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
10W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 DTS
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
SCART Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 2
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
HDMI Version
 1.4
 1.4
BEST
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3
BEST
2
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Custom
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages
27 Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
24p Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cores
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 70%

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
54W 48W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
75kWh 70kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
95W 59.4W
BEST

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
55.1mm
BEST
66mm
Weight
8.6kg 7.7kg
BEST
Package Weight
12.4kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
9.6kg 8.1kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
250.7mm 212mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
604mm 589mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
917.6mm
BEST
924mm
Height
539.2mm 549mm
Width
917.6mm 924mm
Package Height
640mm
BEST
662mm
Package Width
1,055mm 1,017mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data R03
Remote Control Type
TM1240A (RMT-TX102D
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Other Features

Dimming Type
Micro Dimming Pro Unknown - Click to provide data
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